Shangri La Dialogue was about peace and cooperation

The acting US Secretary for War, Shanahan came to the dialogue to sow suspicion, spread fear and incite wars. He wanted the Asian and South East Asian countries to buy more American weapons of war to prepare to conduct wars. That is his real message and the red herring or the enemy he painted was China, China, China.

This dumb ass still think Asians are stupid to be led by the nose to go to war, to listen and obey the Americans and their belligerent narrative without thinking what is real and what is fake news.
The Asian and Southeast Asian countries have no fear of China wanting to conquer them for 3 reasons and have no need to waste money buying more and more weapons of war and destruction. They only need enough weapons to keep

The first reason is that it is futile to buy and buy weapons of war if really China or the US wants to attack them. No amount of weapons would be enough to fend off an attack by the two super powers. Mahathir in his unique words of wisdom said recently in Tokyo, if any super power wants to invade Malaysia, they would let them walk over without fighting. There is no fight, a mismatch, pointless.

The second reason is reality. Look at China’s policy towards its immediate neighbours. If China is an aggressive and expansionist country, it would have taken back Taiwan and Outer Mongolia long ago. These two were part of Chinese territories until they broke off, Taiwan due to civil war and Outer Mongolia due to the deceit and hostility of the USSR then. And there are several smaller countries around China that are living peacefully with China. China could walk over them if it wanted to but never, and these countries knew that.
The American anti China hype of China wanting to conquer Asia and SE Asia, even Europe through the BRI is simply hogwash and only hogs would believe in it.

The third reason why Asian and SE Asian countries need to worry about China and need not waste money accumulating American weapons is simply the American Empire. The American Empire would not allow China to invade and conquer any country in the region and undermine the dominance and control of the Empire. With or without a military alliance or treaty, the Americans would step forward to fight China for control of the region. There is no need to worry about China and waste money buying little weapons that are useless, meaningless and could not do anything against a super power like China or the US.

Let the Americans do the job they badly wanted to, not to defend the Asian or SE Asian countries, but to defend and protect their Empire. They is no need to contribute to the defence of the American Empire in Asia, or Europe or anywhere in the world. It is the American Empire and the Americans must pay for it to defend it. Japan and South Korea are arm twisted to pay for the defence of the American Empire as they are semi colonies, no choice. Asia and SE Asia are not colonies of the Empire, at best cronies or little USAs, but no need to pay to protect the Empire. It is so foolish to contribute to the defence of the Empire and be semi colonies of the Empire when they can be free and independent nations.

Europe is also in the same boat. Why is there a need for the Europeans to pay to defend the American Empire? It is not their Empire. Paying and protecting the American Empire is as good as accepting the rule, control and dominance of the American Empire and paying for it. Trump may be mad to think the Europeans are stupid to believe in his bluff and pay. The Europeans are not that stupid to want to pay for the upkeep of the American Empire.

There you have it, the 3 reasons why Asia and SE Asia do not need to pay for more weapons of wars to fight an imaginary war created by the Americans built on the suspicion and fear of China. Let the Americans pay and defend their own Empire.

PS. If there is any war in the region, it would be started by the Americans. Period. The Americans are war starters but claiming they did not want wars and accusing others like China or Russia, Iran or North Korea for being aggressive and wanting wars.


Anonymous said...

I think someone need to be sodomized to their senses๐Ÿ˜€

Anonymous said...

Usa wants Asians countries to buy their weapons because if there is a war, critical time they will be able to take over these weapons
whether these countries like it or not. The hardware and software are rigged in all the weapons they exported. Israel also modified and upgraded their weapons themself.

Anonymous said...

USA selling US$2 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan . . .

Ⓜatilah $ingapura⚠️ said...
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Ⓜatilah $ingapura⚠️ said...

>> "Shangri La Dialogue was about peace and cooperation" <<

Wow, are people really so gullible to believe that? ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ To me it was a taxpayer-"donated" gabfest to promote the ideas of sovereignty and "national security" so defense contractors can sell more weapons.

If Norinco was a public company, I would definitely buy shares.

Every time a US official tries "scare tactics" about China ascendency, the unmentioned part of the pitch is for the US to sell more defense goodies to blur Asians. However, when US officials do that, it also gives a nice "free kick" to China's state-owned defense manufacturers, who collectively are now #2 in the world.

I've mentioned Ian Morriss's book before; HERE it is again. war is underatted. This book makes the arguments for the benefits of war, which are not mentioned and because the topic of "war" is so sensitive and taboo.

For example, People are whining and whinging...kpkb here...day and night on the internet about Singapore being "too crowded" and then getting angry at the government for planning to INCREASE the population.

The most obvious and instantly effective solution is for Singapore to engage in war. This will cause the population to rapidly DECREASE from the widespread culling of human lives. And then we'd have fewer people in Singapore, and once again the surviving ones can enjoy more "breathing space".

Problem solved!

Virgo49 said...

What happen if Mati-Lah kena killed in the War?

Enjoy your wealth in HELL?

Ⓜatilah $ingapura⚠️ said...

@ Virgo

>> What happen if Mati-Lah kena killed in the War? <<

Aiyoh uncle. The whole idea is to STAY ALIVE lah. Do you think I would be in Singapore if there was a war? At one time I might have returned to fight, but not anymore lah.
I'll be relac-lah-brudder far away watching the carnage online.

Wah, total destruction ๐Ÿ˜‚: http://bit.ly/2WmBLgQ

Other people die? That's ok. I die? No, I'm going to prevent that until the point is reached where I've no choice but to accept the inevitable. ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿคฃ

Anonymous said...

Singapore keep holding the Shangrila (or Sham-greedy-la) Dialogue (or Dead-Lock) thinking that it is for the purpose of .security (or insecurity). In fact, unknowingly (or refusing to know) Singapore is guilty of providing the platform for the Evil Empire USA to spread fear and war-mongering with the intention to coerce and intimidate Asian countries into buying its exorbitantly costly Weapons of Aggression and Destruction (WADs)

Ⓜatilah $ingapura⚠️ said...

@ "Asians Vs Asians 1159

>> [...] to spread fear and war-mongering with the intention to coerce and intimidate Asian countries into buying its exorbitantly costly Weapons of Aggression and Destruction (WADs) <<

C’mon, get real lah. Asians love their military. Everytime there is a “national birthday”, all the heavy weapons and fighting personnel come out for a celebration...like a parade. For e.g. every August 9th, for how many decades already, Singapore’s National Day Parade is a wanton display of how BIG Singapore’s COCK is by showing off their military state-of-readiness. I’m still waiting for an RSAF pilot to KAMIKAZE his fighter into the VVIP area...but alas, so far no such “epic entertainment”. ๐Ÿ˜‚

If my memory serves me, the 5th largest arms dealer in the world is Singapore. Not bad for a tiny cuntry. So no one really has to buy expensive USA MilTech, our pals at ST Engineering Kinetics have got lots of goodies to sell. Plus the Russians also have weapons and of course China, which is going to overtake the USA in arms sales soon.

As you can see, our beautiful “durian” kena keropok, MB Sands going to collapse already...this is “Population Reduction Policy” in full swing.

Anonymous said...

Matilar, u are a real motherfucker. I have kids serving NS so if your dream come through, many people serving in NS may die while u are in Australia letting the white grandma with no teeth doing blow job on you. These grandma not very selective so they will even accept you as a small botak even if you only have a small Canon resting on two flat tires as Long as its a dick.

I think u need to be sodomized lar to wake up to your senses๐Ÿ˜€ Like the earlier anon has posted.

Anonymous said...


Ehhh no, SG is not even in the top 10 arms exporting countries.

But ST Engg is the only SG stock that I've kept all these years. Over 25 years liao.

I still prefer stocks on US exchanges due to greater scrutiny, better treatment of minority shareholders, profitability, liquidity, lower transaction costs, & innovation.

You're right that asians (yellow, brown, black) LOVE their weapons, bigger the better. So far for westerners, only France displays war toys in parades (Bastille Day) ... and they've been getting smaller over the years.

It's those societies that prefer authoritarian rule that likes to have War Parades. Many asian countries, middle east & central asia, many african countries, and a few eastern european countries.

If war, then your HDB & condos look like this, as well as this, and also this.

Anonymous said...

The World's Big Money Arms Industries

The world's seven leading arms industries are from USA, Russia, UK, France, Germany, China and Israel.

Singapore is also a fledgling arms producer and trader. However, it pales in comparison with the seven big guns. All her arms technology are mainly tapped from Israeli Arms Production organizations, both at government level and private enterprise level.

The arms industries are also known as the defense industries, defence contractors, arms traders and military technology companies ( or military complex in the case of USA). They are global industries which manufacture and sell weapons and military technology. They comprise commercial and trading industries, research and development industries, engineering industries, production industries, and services industries (servicing of military material, equipment, and facilities) and training institutions (training in the use of weapons, military vehicles, armour and tanks, submarines, naval vessels, military aircrafts, military equipment, etc.)

Arms industries produce and sell weapons not only to the military bit also to civilians.

Departments of government also operate in the arms industry, buying and selling weapons, munitions and other military items.

An arsenal is a place where arms and ammunition - whether privately or publicly owned - are made, maintained and repaired, stored, or issued, in any combination.

Products of the arms industry include guns, artillery, ammunition, missiles, military aircraft, military vehicles, ships, electronic systems, night-vision devices, holographic weapon sights, laser rangefinders, laser sights, hand grenades, landmines and more. The arms industry also provides other logistical and operational support.

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) estimated military expenditures as of 2018 at roughly $1.8 trillion. This represented a relative increase of 4% of world GDP from 2017.

Part of the money goes to the procurement of military hardware and services from the military industry.

The combined arms-sales of the top 100 largest arms-producing companies amounted to an estimated $30 billion in 2000. It shot up to an estimated $390 billion in 2010 and escalated to $1.8 trillion in 2018.

The five biggest buyers of arms over the last ten years were India, Saudi Arabia, China, the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan.

Singapore is both buyer and seller of arms for own use and for resale, after modification or value-add.

Anonymous said...

Singapore holding the IISS security forum, a UK man chairing calling the shots and we thought SG paid $$ to stage this British platform Now where is Tommy Koh?

Ⓜatilah $ingapura⚠️ said...

@ 234

Nice one.

What is obvious is that national defense spending and sales by arms manufacturers and other providers of MilTech are trending upwards.I doubt it is about "hostility". I think everybody's trying to upgrade their various military capabilities to be "relevant" in a 21-century battlefield, with all the network stuff, "smart" hardware, robotics. AI, UAVs (drones) and whatnot.